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    Waldo48 posted:
    Is there a age when a colonoscopy is not required? My husband is 80 has had colonoscopy every 3 years. They founds polopys each time and were not cancerous. Now is being told due to his age it is not recommended. Is this true?
     
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    editor_morgan responded:
    Hi there, Waldo48.

    Hopefully this link helps answer your question.

    You can read more about colon cancer screening here .

    Ultimately, I would take the medical advice from my doctor. If you aren't satisfied with the information that they are providing you with then I would seek a second opinion.

    Please be sure to update us on what you decided to do.


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